STP814

    Evaluation and Accreditation of Inspection and Test Activities

    Schock H
    Published: 1983


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    The purpose of STP 814 is to provide an overview for industry and professionals on approaches to evaluation and accreditation of testing and inspection activities. The major subject areas are:
    • Evaluation and Accreditation Concepts
    • Laboratory Applications and Computerized Systems
    • Evaluation and Accreditation in Government
    • International Evaluation and Accreditation.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Schock H.

    Summary
    Schock H.

    Some Viewpoints on Evaluation/Accreditation Systems
    Dymond D.

    ASTM Committee E-36 Activities in Standards Development for Laboratory Evaluation and Accreditation
    Berman G.

    Toward Adoption of a Universal Laboratory Accreditation Criteria
    Locke J.

    Quality Assurance in a Coal Analysis System
    Graham R.

    A Public Utility's Approach to Evaluating Laboratory Test Activities
    Woodall W.

    Laboratory Accreditation: More Than Rules
    Castino T., Harris R.

    Quality Assurance at the Ford Motor Company Central Laboratory: A Dynamic Approach to Laboratory Quality
    Gaft S., Richards F.

    Quality Assurance Requirements for Automated Water Quality Laboratories
    Barton G.

    An Industry Approach to Laboratory Quality Assurance and Accreditation Programs
    Fargo H.

    Evolution of the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program Procedures
    Unger P.

    The Laboratory Evaluation Process of the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program
    Federline M.

    Inspections, Tests, and Accreditation Activities Associated with Qualification of Safety-Related Equipment for Nuclear Generating Stations
    Rutherford W.

    Reliable Laboratory Data: A Look at a Successful Certification Program
    Schwager G.

    The U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency Analytical Quality Assurance Program
    Belkin F., Costick S., Puzniak R., Sneeringer P.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Laboratory Evaluation Program
    Lamond J., Scanlon J.

    Proficiency Testing: An Essential Element of Laboratory Performance Evaluation and Accreditation
    Horlick J., Kirkpatrick D.

    Performance Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service Science Laboratories
    Barth H.

    The Development of National Laboratory Accreditation Schemes with International Acceptance in Mind
    Stanger D.

    Interlaboratory Comparisons as Used in the Accreditation of Laboratories in New Zealand’s Dairy Industry
    Twomey A.

    The Standards Council of Canada’s Program for Accreditation of Testing Organizations
    Roué J.

    Developments in Australia and New Zealand Laboratory Evaluation Criteria
    Garside J., Gilmour J.

    Index


    Committee: E36

    Paper ID: STP814-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP814-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4880-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0253-8

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.

    0-8031-0253-4
    978-0-8031-0253-8
    STP814-EB